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Vol. III. 


Published Monthly During the College 
Year, ky the 


Editor in Chief 

Associate Editor 

Personal and Local 


Financial Manager . 

. L. R. Stanley. 
j W. F. Ed wards, 
( Edith Ellis. 

H. F. Allen. 

. . R. E. Hoskins. 

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at Newberg, Oregon. 

The Crescent is sent to subscribers until or- 
dered stopped, and all arrearages are paid. 
Direet all communications to 

Newberg, Oregon. 

We would urge some of the students 
to take more interest in The Cres- 
cent. This is your paper, or it should 
be, and you should feel the responsi- 
bility of its success. The editorial staff* 
can not make it what it should be 
without the help of all the students. 
Each one should be able to say this is 
our paper, it is published by us, and for 
us. Do not stand back (as some do), 
and say, "Yes of course I would like to 
help you but I am just too busy to do 
much of that kind of work." This 
may be the case with a very few, but 
as a rule it is the busy student that 
helps the most in public work. 

In this issue we publish the last 
part of the article by H. T. Cash, 
"A Friends' Boarding School in Eng- 
land." It gives an account of "Sid- 
cot,'* a school Mr. Cash attended when 
a school boy. 

Read the poem in this issue by L. 
Ella Hartley. The poetic talent of the 
college, if more fully developed, would 
be beneficial both to the writers and 
to the school. 

A good lecture course in a college 
forms an interesting and instructive 
part of a student's college life. Many 
eastern colleges and universities have 
well established courses for which they 
procure only the very best talent. 
Two or three years ago an attempt was 
made to have a series of lectures, and 
two out of the series planned for were 
heard. Since that time no steps have 
been taken in this line, only as the fac- 
ulty or others occasionally secured 
speakers. Some of these have been of 
high merit and we would not speak 
against them, but want to see more of 
' the first class speakers come here in 


the interest of the College and educa- 
tion. This department should be so 
thoroughly organized and funds raised 
so that no lecturer of merit would pass 
by uncalled on, and not only that but 
Oregon has many able speakers, some 
of whom we have heard, who might be 
had. If the colleges of Oregon would 
unite, they might secure some of the 
best talent from the east to give a series 
of lectures at each college. 

for sure what your big boys and girls 
are doing, after which will be the time 
to reform your neighbor's children. 

It has been said that children, when 
in public places, represent the home 
life and training of their family; this 
certainly has been proven to be a fact 
by numerous illustrations. 

We include in the term children, a 
part of that class commonly known as 
young people. Young persons can as 
certainly lower their character in the 
estimation of the better class of people 
by their bad behavior when in public, 
as in any other way. 

Even some college students do not 
conduct themselves as becometh ladies 
and gentlemen. 

Young man, stop a moment and ask 
yourself how you would do were your 
father and mother by your side. 

Young lady, stop your giggling and 
remember that you are not acting as 
becometh a lady; and what is more, 
you are casting a shadow of disrespect 
upon your parents. 

And now parents, you who may have 
complained of the disorder at the church 
or lecture, open both your eyes and see 

One of the greatest needs of this 
western country today, is men and wo- 
men to teach in the public schools, who 
are qualified both naturally and intel- 
lectually for the business. 

Many have believed that almost any 
body could teach ; especially so if they 
knew enough about the text books to 
pass a county examination and secure 
a certificate. It requires more than 
this to be a good teacher. Without 
wishing to injure the reputation of any 
teacher, or to detract from the value 
and importance of the examination, 
we believe many persons have secured 
certificates who in reality were not 
competent to give instruction to the 
young and tender minds placed in their 
charge. A greater n umber of the teach- 
ers in our public schools should belong 
to that class who expect to make teach- 
ing a study, a business, a life work. 

While we say this, we realize that per- 
haps a majority of those teaching to- 
day do not intend to follow that kind 
of business longer than a few years at 
most; perhaps no longer than will be 
required to secure enough money to en- 
gage in something more suited to their 
tastes, and possibly better suited to 
their abilities. 

The prosperity of our nation is wrap- 
ped up in the education of the children. 
Education is the channel through 



which many of the evils of our land 
can and will be removed. What a vast 
field for missionary work is opened to 
the teacher. Several of our young men 
and women have taken up this line, 
and we are glad to hear of their success- 
ful work both at home and abroad. 
Others now in school are making 
special preparation for this work. 
Those who engage in the work because 
it gives employment indoors and they 
can sit in a roeking chair and wear 
good clothes, are not wanted. None 
should be discouraged by what has 
been said, but be stirred with determi- 
nation to advance a step should they 
feel their lack in some certain line. 
The opportunity now offered to those 
expecting to teach if properly used will 
enable them to fill the position of 
teachers in an acceptable and benefi- 
cial way to others. This is a worthy 
calling and considered from a selfish 
standpoint is a profitable one. The de- 
mand is and will continue to be for 
teachers who are fully qualified for the 
work. Why not meet this demand by 
commencing the preparation at once? 

day, Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 
80, and July 1 and 2, 1892. Candidates 
who wish to take the examination in 
Advanced Algebra, Analytic Geometry, 
Advanced Physics or Chemistry, must 
assemble punctually at 8:80 o'clock a 
m., on Tuesday, June 28; all other can- 
didates must present themselves at 8 
o'clock a. m., on Thursday, June 80. 


The Harvard Club of the Northwest 
announces that examinations for ad- 
mission to the Freshman Class of Har- 
vard College, to the Lawrence Scientific 
School, and the Harvard Law, Medical 
and Veterinary Schools, will be held in 
the chapel of the Unitarian church, 

Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, Thurs- hard, almost constantly 

Although the subject of gymnastics 
is receiving more attention at present 
than it has during the past term, much 
improvement needs yet to be made. 
There is not nearly enough interest tak- 
en in it by the students. 

While we are all busy cultivating the 
mental faculties, we are neglecting the 
physical part of the body. 

" Man is a three-fold being; mental, 
spiritual, and physical." While the 
first two powers should be highly culti- 
vated, the other should not be neglect- 
ed, for, without exercise, no one can re- 
tain perfect health, and when the body 
suffers, the intellect also suffers. 

"The educated man," says David 
Page, "Has a healthy mind in a healthy 
body." How can one have a healthful 
body when he does not obey the laws 
of nature? One of these laws is "Take 
judicious exercise, employing all the 
muscles of the body." 

We are here for the purpose of obtain- 
ing education. The mind must work 
During this 


active^ b ° dy mUSt necessaril y ^"in- 

If both are not invigorated by some 
sort of gymnastics, the physicaj 
will soon give out, and hopes of an edu- 
cation must be given up. While this 
is the primary object of such exercises 
as students are, or should be, in the 
habit of taking, there is another end in 

Who does not wish Field Day to be a 
access? But many are not yet pre- 1 
panngforit. It ,„ now hjgh U J j 

begin . n earnest, and to keep steadily 
****** Perfection cannot be at- 
tained by tW o or three weeks of effort 
at the close of the term, and those who ' 
shirk now will surely fen short of win- 
ning the prizes at the final trial 

As this is the first year of college! 
work, so much cannot be expected as' 
of older institutions. The time of the, 
teachers has tee » ™% occupied, J 
they have had no time to oversee the 
organization of sports. But each stu- 
dent should take individal pride in the 
success of this line of work. It is natu- 
ral to put any work off as long as possi- 
ble, but that limit is now reached, and 
it is time for the students of P aci fi c 
College to begin preparations for Field 
Bay with determination, and keen it 
t-P steadily 'till the close of the term, j 
Ifthisisdone.thereisno doubt but' 
it will be a success. If not, it will be a 
dismal failure. 

I. O. 


to "The land of big red anpi es ," 
And of evergreens, aud flowers 
The land 01 summer snnshine 

And of winter's mists and showers- 
in thel.nd of lofty mountains, 

Who e snow crowned summits rh e 
In majestic grandeur heavenward, * 
As if to kiss the skies- 

Where the peaks, likeniigaty .entinels 
Iheir silent vigils kaep, 

Until their crest,, are hoary, 

And their faces furrowed deep- 
In the thriving town of NewbeV 
! , With ^churches and its schools 
| With these mills to grind out wise me, 
| But no saloons to grind out fools 
Maybe found .spiring people 

Who with broad Utopian plans 
To advance the public interest 

And supply its g r€at demands- 
Who desirous of securing 

To our youth this seat of knowledge 
Have with pains and perseverence ' 

Planted here Pacific college. 
In the valley of Willamette 

With the mountains as of old 
"-Kound about Jerusalem," 
For protection we are told 
Stands this newly christened school 

Having for its motto grand 
"Heart-culture and head-knowledge 

ahull With us go hand in hand" 
May its influence ever broaden, 
As the rivers toward the sea-' 
And its power for good be ceaseless 

As is famed Niagara. 
May the mines of truth be opened, 
And her secret depths explored, 
'Till the riches that are gathered ' 
Shall be pleasing to the Lord. 

!/• Ella Hartley. 





Sideot School has ten teachers, five j different classes. For instance with us 
1 either side, one \*A\t ! t-u,* a ^,A^ „.,v.s«^» . /■ ^, , 

the special subjects of the head master 
were Latin, French and Grammar, the 
next one-Science, Geography and 
Beading, the third had Algebra, Geome- 
try, Arithmetic, Writing and Dra wing, 
and the fourth master, English history. 

The ten year old boy on entering 
school is usually put into the fifth class, 

on either side, one of the lady teachers 
devoting her whole time to the teach- 
ing of music. The Superintendent takes 
but one class occasionally and he and 
his family have quarters of their own 
under the school roof. There are two 
matron's also, one for each side of the 
house, and a force of servants. 

The head master is the first-class but has the chance of going up into 
teacher and the others range in order the next one every half if he is near 
down to the fifth. This latter is gener- the top of his class. For every subject 
ally called a pupil teacher, that is, he marks are awarded ; the lessons are nev- 
is a young man apprenticed for so long 1 er recited in the way that they are here, 
in order to gain experience and to stu- but the scholars hold up their hands 
dy at the same time. As a rule he gets and the teacher calls on one, and if the 
a rise in his salary of £1 per annum, rest had the same answer ready they 
and at the age of twenty-one he gets put down a mark on their slates. The 
m ™ studies taken on the boys lessons were often written down also, 
side, (tor the present writer was not j At theend of the lesson the teacher c lis 
supposed to know much about the oth- for and puts down the number of marks 
er side) are as follows-Reading, Writ- j obtained by each boy, and at the end 
ing, Arithmetic, Spelling, Grammar, j of the month he counts them all up 
Geography, Drawing, Latin, French, j and gives every one in his class a per- 
English History, Algebra, Geometry, centage on those marks; then they take 
Science in all its branches, English , their places in that order for another 
Literature, Mensuration, Tables, Men- j month. At every Christmas an ex- 
tal Arithmetic, Definition and Deriva- j animation is held under the auspices 
tion, Dictation and Scripture. All of j of the College of Preceptors, which lasts 
the teacher's except the filth had cer- j about a week. There are usually ten 
tain subjects which they taught to the questions to be answered on each sub- 


Me(l ^J^zz^zzr^ 

meeting. That was a gathering of 
Friend's from all parts of the country 
to examine us orally and inspect things 
in general. When not sitting under our 

then 'till three we were at liberty to 
play or go walking. If we cho , e t() d(J 
the latter we had to obtain "leave" 
from the master on duty and he wrote 

examiners we had a -ood tin,. 11 I °" dUty and lle wmt * 

eHCet match, iSt' ^ H""* «- with the 

ming competitions. And as the " ris ' 7 7 l ° ^ ^ hili 

always were spectator, itZ^LT, I ta " » nd — ^ its own 

always were spectators it added greatly 
to our enjoyment and zeal. It might 
be better to give the daily routine "in 
the school as near as can be. At a 
quarter to six in the morning during 

cherished name. From three until 
five with fifteen minutes for recess, we 
were again in school, when we had tea 
which lasted about forty-five minutes 
and consisted of tea, bread and butter 

summer, one of the teachers' wou d W T 7 ' "" d ^ 
walk the bedrooms ringing a bell and *" pky ' 80,1001 

we then had to arise, dLs and wa^ TlT "** at 

and go to our schoolrooms Half an 17 7 111116 *" °° y ' 8 assembled m 
hour of school and then we had break- ^n^^T'^ ** "^"'^ 
fast at seven o'clock, which consisted tT h '"""'^^^ a 

of coffee or cocoa and bread and bier- < , flfth d ~ «- 

after which the Superintendent h«.1 ™ HCh °° J " we »t "P to bed, but the 

after which the Superintendent hav 
ing called "silence" read the Bible. 
At nine o'clock the bell rang for "col- 
lect," and we all had to assemble in 
hue in the shed to have our boots in- 

others might stay up 'till nine o'clock 
if they chose and read or study. Those 
that retired might talk for an hour, 
generally some boy would be prevailed 
on to tell a story, but as soon as the 

spected by one of the teacher's and if !! * St ° ry ' but 88 so °" «* the 

not clean we were sent back to clean I J^T f^" ^ Up9fcaJra ' fche 

1 Stnct rult; "»« taking in the bedrooms 

them again. Often did we try to hide 
all but the toes which alone would be 
clean, but it sometimes happened that 
we were ordered to "turn round" and 
then we had to retire in confusion. 
From there we went to our class-rooms 
where we remained except for fifteen 

after nine o'clock," came into force. 
Sometimes however a few lively spirits 
kept up their fun and would be sud- 
denly startled on hearing from the mas- 
ter on duty who had noiselessly crept 
upstairs, that they might keep their 
minutes recess 'till twelve o'clock? At ! t,T ^ '' ePOrt the moniin «- 


for the teacher to pass it before going 
downstairs. Then came the punish- 
ment which was generally so much writ 
ing or "lines" as it was called. At one 
time the punishment used to be run- 
ning round the playground so many 
times without stopping and without 
cutting short any of the corners. 
Evening school was devoted to the 
study of our lessons for next day, and 
when we had done that we could put 
our books away and read. In winter 
we had no school before breakfast. 
Every other day except in cold weath- 
er we bathed in the swimming bath and 
afterwards had a sharp run round the 
school grounds. The water was heated 
except in hot weather and the delight 
we had in it was unbounded. Every 
boy had to learn to swim the length, 
twenty-five yards and when he did so 
he obtained the sum of 2s 6d, given in 
the shape of a book. One of the teach- 
ers gaye a good deal of his time to 
teaching the art. and occasionally we 
had swimming and diving competi- 
tions. The girls had the like privi- 
ledges and few of them were unable 
to swim the length of the bath. They 
also practiced in the gymnasium and 
obtained great efficiency there as well 
as the boys under the teaching of a 
visiting instructor. Before the days of 
the "gym" we used to have all kinds 
of drilling and marching exercises. 
On Wednesdays all the boys frequently 
took a long walk together with two 
teachers in front and two or three be- 

hind. As we were always hurried 
along at a good pace, it was irrever- 
ently styled by a good many of us a 
"pig drive," for we would rather have 
been at foot ball. In summer we al- 
ways had a cricket match to play on 
Wednesdays and Saturdays, either at 
home or away, and* it was freqently 
the same in winter with foot ball. Ev- 
ery sp,.re minute we had would be 
put in at one or the other of these 
I games on the play ground, while on 
our half holidays we of course played 
in the field. We therefore excelled in 
them while quite young and our oppo- 
nents, sometimes big fellows, would be 
astonished at the way we could walk 
over them. There was always great 
excitment when we returned home af- 
ter a victory. 

On Thursday at 11 o'clock we bad 
meeting. The meeting house belongs 
to the school and is close to it and has 
a big clock which strikes the hours. 
On Sunday we of course stayed in bed 
later than usual, and at nine we went 
into school to study and recite Script- 
ure till 10:45, when we got ready for 
meeting at 11 o'clock. Dinner on Sun- 
day was always hailed with delight, 
for then we had pie. Every old 
scholar will remember those enormous 
pies, they measured six inches deep, 
one inch thick and nearly eighteen 
inches across, and there was one for 
each table. We had one hour for Bible 
study in the afternoon and at four 
o'clock we all went for an hour's walk 


together, with one of the teachers. 
Then came tea and from then till even- 
ing meeting we walked the play 
ground or shed. It was a common 
sight to see numbers of boys walking 
round arm in arm with their particu- 
lar chums. We had singing at our 
evening meeting- and the Superinten- 
dent usually read to us from such | 
books as the lives of William Pen a, I 
George Fox, Stephen (irellet auJ Jo 1 
seph John Gurney, etc. 

Every afternoon between the hours 
of one and three, all those boys having 
sisters or first cousins were allowed to 
walk with them in the gardens. A 
great number of the boys had collec- 
tions of various kinds, from postage! 
stamps and beetles to butterflies and I 
shells. At the close of the winter half ' 
there was an exhibition at which these 
and specimens of wood carving were 
awarded prizes. We also had a Senior 
and Junior Literary Society. 

Every half we had an excursion 
which was about the most delightful 
thing of all. We (the whole school), 
generally went in carts to some distant 
place, sometimes the seaside, and took 
along a wagon load of provisions. We 
could follow our own sweet wills as to 
what we did when not eating and as a 
rule we chose to explore the country. 
Anyone can imagine with what delight 
we roamed about and enjoyed our- 
selves on being let out from the daily 
school routine. The discipline and 
government was strict to the letter,' 

and we always regarded our teachers 
with respect and sometimes awe. 
When not using the term "Mr." we 
j had to say "Sir," with becoming rever- 
I ence. 

| A severe punishment was, being sent 
j to bed, either for "cheeking" a teacher 
| or some other offence. The present 
I writer distinctly recollects only too 
i well one boy who was repeatedly sent 
to bed for a daring offence of one kind 
and another, and fed on bread and 
water. Going home for the holidays 
! used to be great fun as several of us go- 
I tug in one direction would get into a 
| railway carriage and lock the door and 
j then proceed to enjoy ourselves as only 
| English school boys can. 

As Easter comes around each year, 
old scholars from all parts come flock- 
ing down to the dear old place to have 
a week's holiday and enjoyment 

The best method of securing the 
, standing of students has been a de- 
I bated question. Objections are found 
to any plan perhaps so far tried. Some 
of our Eastern schools are agitating the 
question of which of the two methods 
is the best. The written examination 
or daily class standing. Last fall the 
latter plan was adopted in Pacific Col- 
lege and has worked successfully. It 
has the effect of making the 'whole 
term an effort to keep a good record. 
There is no cramming just before ex- 
amination and no time wasted in long 
hard anxious work on the last days of 
a term. And a higher grade is re- 
quired than in the old method. 



The March number of The Student, of 
Portland, came out in fine style. 

The largest university in the world 
is the Moslem university at Cairo. It 
was founded A. D. 975, and has three 
hundred and seventy instructors and 
eleven thousand students. 

Conneticut has more college students 
in proportion to her population than 
any other state in the union. — Ex. 

■X- -X 

The Larlhamite published a special 
issue in March, giving an account of 
Earlhams entrance into the State In- 
ter-collegiate association . 

Under head of "announcement ex- 
traordinary, " "The Palo Alto" promi- 
ses to give the correct ages of one hun- 
dred leading society ladies of San Fran- 

M amma's Mistake. — Mamma: "Dear j 
me! You've got your clothes all cover- 1 
ed with whitewash." 

Lea; "No, ma, it isn't whitewash, i 
'deed it isn't. 'It's only paint." 

By the kindness of Miss Howard, a 
former student of Mount Allison Col- 
lege, Sackville, N. B. we received a 
copy of "The 1 igony" published by the 
"Eurhetorian Literary Society" of that 
college. It is a paper that is well edited 
and has its contents well arranged. A 
credit to the school. 

Under provisions of the Fayerweath- 
er will, there was distributed among 
thirty six colleges and Universities 
$3,725,000. Yale receives $450,000 the 
largest amount to any one institution. 
And $26,000 was the smallest amount 
to Shattuck. 

Enthusiastic Professor of Physics 
(discussing the organic and inorganic 
kingdoms.) "Now, if I should close 
my eyes— so — and drop my head — so 
—and should not move at all, you 
would say I was a clod. But I move! 
I speak! I start! What now do I be- 
come?" Excited student— "A clod- 
hopper."— Ex. 

Increased attendance is the report 
from nearly all universities. Harvard 
has gained over one thousand students 
the last five years; Michigan has gain- 
ed the same amount within the last 
three years, while Yale, Cornell, Colum- 
bia and Northwestern have increased at 
nearly the same ratio, Lehigh has an 
attendance of 527 this year, an increase 
of 113 over the attendance of last year. 



The Owl, Roekford, 111., is one of our 
new exchanges. 

It is reported that Henry M. Stanley, 
the African explorer, is to go to the 
Congo in the fall in the interest of the 
Independent state, and will remain 
there for a long period. 

The March number of the Palo Alio, 
contains an article on " Ratio rial Physi- 
cal Training", in which the idea of 
physical and mental training going 
hand in hand is well shown, and from 
the records shows that the majority of 
those who have graduated at the heads 
of their classes, have had honors as 
athletics or at least were persons of 
good physical development. 

We quote live points given by Dr. A. 
W. Rogers, President of Northwestern j 
University, showing why a small town j 
is a desirable location for a college: 

1. "In such a place the students | 
will best do their work: for there will 
be less to distract their attention from 
their books. 

2. in a small placa, too, the profes- 
sors can best do their work for similar 

6. It is possible to liye in a small 
place on less money than would be re- 
quired to live in a large city. 

4. In a large city the temptations of 
dissipation are of necessity many times 
greater than in a small place. 

5. A college placed in a compara- 
tively small town creates a scholastic 
atmosphere which is alike helpful to 
students and professors. But in a large 
city this stimulating influence is lost," 

David 8. Jordan, President of the 
Stanford University, is a very practical 
observer. He recently said: 

No tax on iron was ever so great as 
the tax he pays who leaves his mowing 
machine unsheltered in the storm. 
The tax on land is high, but he pays a 
higher tax who leaves his fields to grow 
up to weeds or thistles. The tax for 
good roads is high, but a higher toll is 
paid by the farmer who goes each week 
to town in mud knee-deep to his horses. 
There is a high tax on personal property, 
but it is not so high as the tax on time, 
which is paid by the man who spends 
his Saturdays loitering about the vil- 
lage streets. All the farmer's income 
arising from the wise use of his time 
means one-sixth of his income. Mow- 
ing machines, threshers, harvesters 
and all the array of contrivances pro- 
duced by the ingenuity of a labor-sav- 
ing age are burdens and not helps to 
the farmer if the labor they save be 
turned into unproductive channels. 
Labor-saving machinery is the costliest 
of luxuries if the time preserved is lost 
again in idleness or dissipation. — Ex. 



£ecal aad Tpersoaal. 




—Spring fever. 

—Look out for a racket. 

— Lawn tennis is the game. 

— A gentle flood descended on Easter 

— Miss 'artha Mitterer called at the 
college March 31. 

— Mary Cook is assistant teacher in 
the Kindergarten. 

— Stove blacking is the latest style for 
shoe blacking, among freshman. 

— OUie Hobson is studying medicine 
under Dr. McConnell, of this place. 

- The preparatory student's are busy 
writing orations for Commencement. 

—Miss Hallie David was a caller dur- 
ing the recitation in Zoology, April 19. 

—The boys, aided by the rain, have 
been working on the tennis grounds of 

— The students are anticipating a 
"grand time" during the last week of 

— The Botany class have decided that 
there are some very queer flowers in 

— Miss Graves has a school at Wilson- 
ville. We wish her success in the new 

— George Larkins was a caller at the 
college the other day. 

— Percy Clark has been in the mount- 
ains looking after his claim. 

— President Newlin preached at 
Dundee, Sunday evening, the 17th. 

—Ray Robertson and Lee Stabler 
have been trying their durability on a 
long race. 

—Elmer Washburn spent Saturday 
and Sunday with his roommate, at his 
home here. 

— The small boys of the college have 
organized a base ball team. They ex- 
pect to play on Field Day. 

— The scholars always tremble when 
Prof. N. says, u The class may remain 
seated for a written lesson. 

—There is a very good attendance 
at the college Y. M. C. A. prayer meet- 
ing, every Tuesday evening. 

—The Botany class have been spend- 
ing a good deal of time in the fields 
and woods classify ng flowers. 

— Jennie Larson is teaching school 
in the Robinson school house, about 
two miles south west of town. 

—We receive word that Dr. Clark, 
the president of the United Society of 
Christian Endeavor, was in Portland 
March 22nd. 

—Prof. Morrison will return to Ore- 
gon during the summer to take charge 
of the Polytechnic Institute at Salem. 
We understand his brother will assist 
him in the school. 



—The ladies have organized a prayer j —Pres. Newlin attended the District 
meeting, which meets Thursday even - 1 teacher's institute at .Monmouth, April 

1st. x i e reports a very good time. 

—The Crescent Society is prospering 
more than ever before. There are sever- 
al new and able members this term. 

—Rev. Curran was a college caller 
April 20th. Rev. Curran is just from 
school, having attended the LaFayette 
Seminary this year. He takes charge 
of the Evangelical church at this place. 

—The wind drove one of the shut- 
ters to on the west side of the house, 
during the wind last week and broke 
the lights out. The glass fell on Her- 
man Stabler's head, but fortunately 
did not hurt him. 

ing afler school. 

- The boys will have to look out, or 
tile ladies will have more perfect exer- 
cided on field day. 

—Owing to the revival meeting that 
is going on at present, the musical en- 
tertainment will not be given. 

— (i. W. Wyman showed an interest 
in the college by donating a variety of 
geological and other specimens. Many j 
thanks Mr. Wyman, you have set a 
good example for others. 

—Dr. R. (to hardware store keeper) 
''How do you sell gate hinges. 1 I think 
I shall have to buy some new ones for 
the east gate, soon." 

-Miss Voss and Miss Williams visit- ~~ At a meetin S of the athletic asso- 
ed the college during chapel, March 28. ciation ' the college colors decided on 
Miss Voss is a Baptist missionary and were mivy blue * od old %° ld ' Several 
a very enthusiastic worker. other colors had their advocates, but 

-Perloy Mitchell was a visitor on Committees were 

the 20th. Perley says he is making ted for field day. 

1*2.00 a day ditching. Pretty good Per- j ~~ viiss Howard, the music teacher, 
ley, better than most of your school I stal 'ts for her home on Prince Edward 
mates want to do. i Island, by way of Philadelphia, where 

-The commencement of the Xewberg j she ex P e( ^ to see her brother graduate 
graded school, was held in friends' 
church Friday, April 8. The house 
was filled with friends and patrons of 
the school. The nine graduates had 
their productions well learned, and are 
to be commended on their effort. The 
whole class expect to enter college next 
fall. We will welcome them with 

as an M. D., Saturday, 23rd. She will 
return before school opens next fall. 

The Crescent Society received a prop- 
osition from one of the societies at the 
State Agricultural College at Corvallis, 
wanting to enter into a Inter-collegiate 
literary contest to meet five or six times 
a year. The agreement was not ac- 


- The continued raining the past i 
month, stopped out door sports But j 
fair weather is expected the remaining 
part of the year. 

—Home of the young folks attended a 
party out in the country, on the even- 
ing of the 16th. They found the mud 
to be rather deep, and the bridges hard 
to cross. 

— Prof. Rogers, of Pacific Universi- 
ty, at Forest Grove, gave a lecture 
March 21, on "Our Inheritance in the 
the Beautiful." A large and attentive 
audience was out to hear his lecture, 
and all seemed pleased with it. 

—Mr. and Mrs. Edwards opened their 
doors to the public, for a reception for 
Rev. J. H. Douglas and wife, April 9. 
A good time was had in conversation, 
address of welcome, and response with 
a serenade by the Newberg Glee Club. 

—Considerable time and money have 
been spent on the college base ball 
grounds this spring. It was scraped 
with the heavy road grader, logged, 
harrowed and rolled. We hope the 
boys will enjoy a good game, and suc- 
cess on the grounds. 

— Contrary to the custom heretofore, 
the spring term has been increasing in 
numbers. As a rule, the number of 
students has diminished almost half. 
The term is over half out, and we can 
think of but one student quitting, while 
there have been eight or ten come in, 
and still others to follow. 

(SCENT. 13 

—The boys have been putting in a 
! good deal of time on the lawn tennis 
grounds the past two weeks. A hot 
contest is expected in this line. A 
citizen of the town has agreed to give a 
prize to the best player. Who shall it 
be? Most likely he who commences 
now to practice, and keeps it up 'till 
Field Day. 

— There was a called meeting of the 
students to organize a Pacific College 
athletic association, to make prepara- 
tions for Field Day. R. E. Hoskins 
was elected President, Daisy Stanley 
Secretary, Rose Hampton Treasurer. 
A committee was appointed to propose 
college colors and yell. Also a com- 
mittee to nominate the various com- 
mittees for Field Day. 

— Two more churches have been built 
this spring; they represent two denomi- 
nations, the Baptists and the Metho- 
dists. Newberg now has within her 
corporate limits, seven church build- 
ings in which regular services are held 
on the Sabbath. When a new school 
or church building is erected in the 
town, we should be thankful that it is 
not a saloon; for it is one more element 
in favor of education and more or less 
will help to support our beloved col- 
lege. Encourage and uphold every 
movement for the good of the cause; 
but stand bravely against every element 
of society that would tend to pull down 
the educational institutions of our town. 



W. S. Reece, 

j. R. Hunt A. Hodgson. 


Manufacturers of 

First Glass Brain Tile, | 




~2^! photographer. 

r»TT"DTQT"P"NfanNr All kinds of work finished in an artistic 
UJlJXlulijlNOUlN, m anner and all work guaranteed 

to give satisfaction. 

Carry a full line of 

Studio Upstairs in Hoskins Building. 

Gen'l Merchandise 


Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing Goods, 

Groceries and CJueensware at rock bottom ! 
Armory Building, Main St. 

J. D. Tarrant & Son, 

Proprietors of 

Cjhe < \jwberg (graphic.! 

A first class Local Paper, devoted to 
the interests of Newberg and Yamhill 
County. Subscription $1.50 per annum. 
Sample copies free. If you desire to 
learn anything of the town, or of the 
great fruit-raising section surrounding 
it, subscribe for and read 

^Jhe J\|ewberg graphic. 

The Hewbirg Flouring Mils. 

j We have refitted and refurnished our mill 
throughout, and have put in 



I We are now prepared to manufacture flour 
of the best grade. 

' Highest Cash Price Paid for Wheat. 






UwBERG, " __ - OREGON. 

Office on First Street, 
iii rails promptly atttended to day or night, 
diseases of women and children a specialty. 





( )regon . 

zed Air ! A dean, well-alerted stork of Staple and 

^ ^^SS^SS^^St 7 | " FSv G«H^ and (Weetionery 
warranted Office on Center street, opposite ( always on hand. 

the Post Office. , Q ueenHWare? (Glassware, Woodenware 

— " *" | ' and best brands ot Flour. 

jjR E. J. YOUNG, 


The trrat-i^nt^T^es a specialty. I Call ana examine our new stock of 

Calls attended with promptness. 

Newberg, Oregon. 



Meat Market 

Where you will always find on hand a good 
supply of 


Oue door west of Morris. Miles & Co. on First 

J. S. BAKER & SONS. | 


Everything in the latest styles, and at prices 
that defy competition. We keep a class of 
goods that will prove a standing advertise- 
ment in our favor, and are always pleaded to 
show our stock, whether you buy or not. 

S. M Calkins, 





Sash, Doors, 


Shingles, Lath, Lime and 
Builders' Hardware. 

Yard near the Depot. 

Please call and see our new summer stock of 

Beautiful Hats, Topes and Bonnets, 

In All Shapes and Sizes, 

Which we have just received. We are now pre- 
pared to suit the most fastidious in price and 
quality. You will also fiud a large variety of 
Flowers and Trimmings of all kinds. 
Don't fail to call at "The Unique" before pur- 
chasing elsewhere. Hoskms' block, opposite 




Jesse Ed vards, Pres. 

B. C. Miles, Vice President, 

Moses Votaw, Cashier. 


(apital ^tock 130,000 ^aid in JuL 

Every Facility Extended to the Business Public, Consistent with .Safe and Conservative 




a C. MILES, j. c. COLCORD, 



If you want a Good Timekeeper, either a Clock or a 
watch, see him before you buy 


Center St. between First and Second 


For a Whmht & W ilson Sewing Machine No. 9, 

*■<»• Sewing Machine Heparin,,, or Anything in the Undertaker'* Line. 

A. K. COOPER & CO., Proprietors. 

^Fnvws nZTl NTAh TBEES - Eveb « b ™. Gbape Vines, SmaJ 
BDns ' E0SES Etc - One-fourth mile south from depot. 


Newberg House. 

J. J. Woods, Proprietor 

This first-class hotel has just been refurnished 
and opened to the public. 





Office in building occupied by late Dr. Car- 
man, corner First and Main Streets, 

Newberg, - - Oregon. 


Painter, Paper-Hanger and 


When you want a first-class shave or hair cut, 
go to 

Luther Hill's Barber Shop, j Estimates made Material furui5he( , Work 

First Street, next door east of Wilson s Grocery. in a]1 ]ineg g Uarai iteed to please. 


Barber and Hairdresser, 

Main Street, near the depot, 

aecial Attention of tne Yonna People 

Is called to our &tock of 

ine Harness, Saddles, Eiding Bridles, 

Featherbone and other Whips, 
Baseball Goods, and the Finest line of Pocket 

Cutlery ever brought to Newberg. 
Main Street. W* C KKUGEK. 


Lamb & Baldwin 

Desire to announce that they have received the 
Largest and Finest stock of Millinery ever seen 
in the city. Dressmaking in all its depart- 
ments. Ladies' Furnishing Goods, "Delsarte 
Health Waists." 

First St. 1 door E. Morris, Miles & Co. 



Having been appointed by the county sur- 
veyor as his deputy for this part of Yamhill 
county, I am prepared to do all kinds of 


Leave orders for work at the post office or ad- 
dress me at Newberg, Or. M. IiEECE. 



0. H. POWELL, Proprietor. 

You will alwavs find at this market the very 
best Fresh Meats of all kinds. Call and give 
me a trial. Market on Center Street. 



Fancy Satteens, Wool, Silk and Wool Dress 
and *Vork Shirts— 25 eents up. 



Fast black, fancy and mixed. 

50 Gross Lead and Slate Pencils. 800 Tablets. 
A large supply of Ledgers, Lournals, Memo, 
Time and Day Books. Envelopes, Note and Le- 
gal cap Paper. 

Garments Cut To Measure 

From a large stock of cloths, 
Buying in large lots in eastern markets for less 
than value, with spot cash, from those in finan- 
cial distress, goods can be sold for much less 
than those bought from west coast skin-flint 
wholesale jobbers. 
Bank block. J« BAKKIE. 


Book-keeping and Business Forms Taught. 

Special Attention paid to Teaching of English. 

students can enter at any time, and find classes to suit. 

An excellent home for girls is provided under the care of a competent Ma- 
tron, and a Dormitory for boys, all at the lowest possible prices. 
Excellent board in private families. 
Moral and Christian influences thrown about students. 

We confidently believe that superior advantages can not be offered in the 

All expenses moderate. Correspondence and visits solicited. 
For catalogues and information address, 


. Newberg, Oregon,